May 27

49km • 126hm • 3h:01m • 2

Yesterday the Deutsche Alpenverein mountainbike tour was cancelled again due to inclement weather. That makes four of the last five Wednesdays out due to rain! I decided to go riding today even if it did drizzle. To brighten my spirits I chose somewhere new. Across the Rhine and into France.

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May 21

40km • 580hm • 2h:50m • 2

Aaarg! This weather is driving me mad. Do you have those days where you wake up, look out the window and think to yourself – “It’s cold, it’s raining. No, not cold – it’s really cold. It’s supposed to be summer!” Something is wrong here.

The weather buro said the sun would shine today. It’s 4PM and still cloudy, but not raining. That’s good enough for me. I need to get out.
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Apr 27

49km • 590hm • 2h:42m • 1 • ★★☆☆☆

Today I just had to get out on my bike again. More than a little of the classic signs of addiction. I wanted mountains to climb and just reaching them was going to take time.

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Apr 25

38km • 403hm • 2h:00m • 1 • ★★☆☆☆

It’s Sunday, it’s spring and the sun is shining. That’s great! Two hours is the time I can spend mountain biking today. That’s not so great. What to do?

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Apr 13

34km • 367hm • 2h:02m • 1 • ★☆☆☆☆

Since moving to a new part of town I am in search of a new route to take to keep fit. I had in mind to try working my way across town to the Oberwald, then over the Wattkopf and back home via Forchheim.

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Apr 02

I’ve been busy. Winter is turning into Spring and I almost didn’t notice that I’m on my bike and not on skis. (Just kidding). A few of us made the most of the Easter holidays and headed off for a light start to the season. The weather was beautiful, with impressive, stark cloud formations.

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